Verses where 'generations' has been added or removed from the NIV1984

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The word 'Generations' occurs 1 times more often in the NIV2011 (81 times) than it does in the NIV1984 (80 times). The word 'Generations' was removed in 1 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Generations' was added or removed from a verse in the NIV1984 to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses TNIV text266.7%
New text in NIV2011133.3%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Generations was removed

Job 8:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSכִּֽי־ שְׁאַל־ נָ֭א לְדֹ֣ר רִישׁ֑וֹן וְ֝כוֹנֵ֗ן לְחֵ֣קֶר אֲבוֹתָֽם׃
NIV1984"Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned,
TNIV"Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned,
NIV2011"Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned,
Compared to NIV1984"Ask the former generationsgeneration and find out what their fathersancestors learned,
Compared to TNIV"Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned,

Verses where Generations was added

Psalms 79:8

OutcomeUses TNIV text
BHSאַֽל־ תִּזְכָּר־ לָנוּ֮ עֲוֺנֹ֪ת רִאשֹׁ֫נִ֥ים מַ֭הֵר יְקַדְּמ֣וּנוּ רַחֲמֶ֑יךָ כִּ֖י דַלּ֣וֹנוּ מְאֹֽד׃
NIV1984Do not hold against us the sins of the fathers; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.
TNIVDo not hold against us the sins of past generations; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.
NIV2011Do not hold against us the sins of past generations; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.
Compared to NIV1984Do not hold against us the sins of thepast fathersgenerations; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.
Compared to TNIVDo not hold against us the sins of past generations; may your mercy come quickly to meet us, for we are in desperate need.

Ecclesiastes 1:11

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSאֵ֥ין זִכְר֖וֹן לָרִאשֹׁנִ֑ים וְגַ֨ם לָאַחֲרֹנִ֜ים שֶׁיִּהְי֗וּ לֹֽא־ יִהְיֶ֤ה לָהֶם֙ זִכָּר֔וֹן עִ֥ם שֶׁיִּהְי֖וּ לָאַחֲרֹנָֽה׃
NIV1984There is no remembrance of men of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow.
TNIVThere is no remembrance of people of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
NIV2011No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to NIV1984ThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer men of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Compared to TNIVThereNo isone noremembers remembrancethe offormer people of oldgenerations, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.


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